Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
359 PM MDT THU AUG 18 2016

WYC013-182315-
/O.CON.KRIW.FF.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160818T2315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FREMONT-
359 PM MDT THU AUG 18 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM MDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY...

AT 359 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN
FREMONT COUNTY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF QUARTER INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4285 10771 4267 10767 4268 10808 4292 10806

$$

BRAUN



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